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Off the west African coast, the Canary Islands are Spain's provincial island paradise. Clear blue waters, the warm equatorial sun, and that distinct atmosphere found only in these idyllic corners of the world are all characteristic of the Canary Islands. Visit Gran Canaria, La Gomera, and other islands that host incredible destinations like Las Cañadas, Caldera de Taburiente, & Garajonay National Parks. We also offer a number of tours that not only feature stops in the Canary Islands but also couple with destinations in Morocco, Malawi, Victoria Falls, or any Atlantic coast destination of your choice. Contact us to start planning your Canary Islands cruise today!
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10 Best Canary Island Cruises for 2023-2024

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10 Best Luxury Small Ship Canary Islands Cruises for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Dream of A Lifetime: Transatlantic Crossing$1424518Nov 27, 2023Be a part of a unique 18-day Transatlantic sailing experience aboard the luxurious Sea Cloud. Cruise across the magnificent Atlantic Ocean on your …
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The Canaries, Islands of Contrasts$58659Nov 8, 2023Sail around the Canary Islands on this incredible trip aboard the legendary tall ship Sea Cloud that shows you exactly what it was born to do. …
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The Beautiful Greens of the Canary Islands$58658Nov 15, 2023The legendary wind-jammer Sea Cloud hosts this 8-day itinerary of the Canary Islands
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Getaway for Sailing Lovers$41855Nov 22, 2023During a five-day voyage of the Canary Islands aboard the windjammer Sea Cloud, experience sailing maneuvers that vary according to wind and weather. …
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Transatlantic:Malaga to St.Maarten$406025Nov 1, 2023This once-in-a-lifetime sailing expedition starts at the tropical paradise island of St. Maarten and voyages across the Atlantic Ocean all the way to …
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Cruise through the Canary Island Archipelago$40818Jan 21, 2023MV La Belle des Océans takes you from Lanzarote to Tenerife on an 8-day cruise across the Canary Islands archipelago. Visit three national parks: …
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Westbound Atlantic Ocean Crossing$241016Nov 10, 2023Sit back and take in the smell of the fresh ocean breeze up on deck on this extraordinary 16-day cruise that takes you across the Northern Atlantic …
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Cape Verde Islands, Archipelago of Contrasts$822512Nov 19, 2023Sail around Atlantic ocean as Sea Cloud II sails to the southern coast of Santiago Island starting from the city in Gran Canaria, Las Palmas …
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Cape Verde, Canary Islands & Azores$1129515Apr 16, 2023During a two-week cruise through the Atlantic Islands, visit Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, and the Azores. While traveling the center of the …
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Ocean Crossing$406025Oct 25, 2023Ideal for people who love being on the open sea, this spectacular tall ship cruise takes you from the city of Malaga, Spain all the way to the Canary …
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Top Canary Islands Small Cruise Ships for 2023-2024

Ship NameMax PassengersFromSummary
Greg Mortimer132$11295With only 132 passengers on board, Greg Mortimer reimagines arctic expedition cruise for the future. Robust, robust, and designed with guests in …
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Sea Cloud64$4185With occupancy for just 64 guests, the Sea Cloud is a modern and elegant windjammer outfitted with modern amenities and uniquely decorated cabins. …
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National Geographic Endurance126$29390National Geographic Endurance, a purpose-built cruise ship capable of year-round operations in the arctic regions, with the highest ice class rating …
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Sea Cloud II94$6595The Sea Cloud II is a legendary windjammer comparable to her sister ship, the Sea Cloud. Featuring her own unique character, the Sea Cloud II …
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Sea Cloud Spirit136$6385Sea Cloud Spirit is a modern and elegant windjammer with occupancy for 136 guests and a crew of 85. It gives you an amazing opportunity of traveling …
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Star Clipper170$2320Star Clipper is a 170-passenger vessel designed to provide a unique traveling experience unlike any other cruise vacation. Step aboard and discover a …
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Star Flyer170$2320The Star Flyer is a stylish vessel designed to accommodate 170 passengers in an intimate and comfortable atmosphere. This true clipper ship reflects …
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Scenic Eclipse228$8154Scenic Eclipse is the World's First Discovery Yacht and the first ocean cruise ship from the Scenic fleet. Launched in August 2019, Scenic Eclipse …
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SH Vega152$89765-star elegant Scandi-design boutique ship offers you an intimate setting from which you will be fully immersed in all the sights and scenery of your …
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MV La Belle des Océans120$4081The MV La Belle des Océans is a maritime vessel that transports passengers in comfort and style to delightful destinations all around the world, …
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Highlights of the Canary Islands

While the Canary Islands are technically an outlying province of Spain, they offer visitors a distinct island atmosphere perfect for a mix of adventure and relaxation. A trip here might include:
  • Hikes up the colorful mountains. 
  • Sailing adventures.
  • Nothing. You read that right - some of our most popular cruises in the Canary Islands have one goal: unwinding in the tropical sun as you relax aboard your luxurious vessel.
Most of our featured tours actually just stop in the Canary Islands en route to other destinations. For the bold explorers, our Trans-Atlantic cruises offer over two weeks of sea-faring excitement from Barbados all the way to Spain. Others combine time in the Canary Islands with stops in Morocco, Cape Verde, and coastal Spain.
Best Canary Islands Cruise Lines for 2023-2024
  • Lindblad Expeditions. Boasting exploration and innovation as part of its legendary DNA, the National Geographic Endurance anchors in the azure waters of the Canary Islands. Endurance's most striking exterior feature, the patented X-Bow®, is a game-changing design that guarantees the smoothest, most comfortable, and quieter ride on a crossing ocean voyage.
  • Sea Cloud Cruises offers an unparalleled ocean sailing experience to the Canary Islands through a unique combination of time-honored tradition and modern elegance. Sea Cloud, a sailing icon built as a private luxury yacht, mixes extravagant charm with an authentic windjammer experience. Similarly, her sister ship, Sea Cloud II, combines the high standards of a modern cruise ship with the romantic atmosphere of a tall ship.
  • Star Clippers Americas have long provided sophisticated travelers with Trans-Atlantic crossings on the tall ship "mega-yachts," with the Canary Islands as a favorite port of call. Sail on the Star Flyer, or Star Clipper modern cruise ships created for comfort-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of classic 19th-century sailing clipper ships.
  • PonantExperience an entirely 5-star rating, from French crew expertise to attentive service and delectable cuisine, as you cruise to exceptional locations like the Canary Islands, a Mediterranean oasis in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. Le Lyrial, a new generation of intimately sized cruise ships, with 122 staterooms and suites exemplifying Ponant's signature atmosphere: a subtle blend of elegance, intimacy, and tranquil well-being. 
  • CroisiEuropeOne of Europe's leading river cruise operators combines refined elegance with top-of-the-range comfort, well-thought-out spaces, and tailor-made services. The new seven-deck La Belle des Océans reintroduces island-hopping, offering a good mix of authentic off-the-beaten-path ports of call mixed with some of the most popular islands in the Canaries.  
  • Albatros Expeditions. A family-owned polar expedition company aims to lead the industry by focusing on sustainability and diversity, exceptional service, excursions, high-quality activities, and educational content.  The new expedition ship Ocean Albatros now has the fortune to visit five small sanctuaries in Macaronesia's long chain of volcanic islands, offering all the comfort needed for this long voyage. The patented X-bow and zero-speed stabilizers provide a calmer ride and reduce discomfort for passengers with a tendency to seasickness. 

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